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Step-by-Step Email Marketing Game Plan for Wedding Photographers

September 18, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Karra Leigh Photography Email marketing will never be dead. I know that’s a bold statement, but I’m sticking to my guns on this one. No matter how many social media platforms there are in the world, there is no beating the direct and everlasting value of email marketing. If you’re thinking to yourself that what I’m saying is outdated, you’re wrong. Your wedding photography business is the ideal business to market through email and today, […]

Email Etiquette Guide for Wedding Photographers: Dos and Don’ts

August 7, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Ben Sasso Lately, I’ve heard rumblings from couples left and right when it comes to their emails with wedding photographers. Their experiences include everything from waiting almost two weeks to hear back from a photographer to not receiving their deliverables after the wedding in a timely manner. Not every photographer is at fault. I think most photographers are stars when it comes to emailing with clients. But, I’ve been surprised at the photographers who […]

The Best Business Management Tools for Wedding Photographers

July 31, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Chris&Ruth Photography Do you keep track of your photo sessions on a calendar that hangs on your fridge? Or maybe you’re the person who’s still asking their clients to sign their contract, scan it, and email it back to you versus signing electronically. As a business, there are so many processes that you deal with daily and making sure that you’re doing them efficiently is the key to success when it comes to being a […]

7 Ways to Expand + Diversify Your Wedding Photography Business

July 24, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Hugh Whitaker It seems that 2017 is a year where bookings appear to be down across the board. Photographers who left 2016 feeling prepared for another successful year have been faced with the reality that the wedding industry is seasonal and ever-changing. However, a tougher year in sales is making for some serious side hustle success stories! Even if 2017 has been a crazy busy year for your wedding business, it never hurts […]

5 Red Flags You Might Be Sending to Potential Clients

June 26, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Rachel Photographs At Junebug, we’re in the business of finding the best wedding vendors to recommend to couples on our site. Over the years, we’ve compiled a list of red flags for wedding photography businesses that make us feel uneasy or that might make potential clients feel uneasy about working with a business. Today, we’re sharing that list of red flags with you so that you can make sure you’re not sending any bad […]

Instagrammers to Follow – June Edition

June 22, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Catherine Coons Instagram is as full of opportunity as it is frustration, which is why we’re happy to bring you tons of advice every month from some of the newest, greatest accounts around. This month’s edition of Instagrammers to Follow is so chock-full of beautiful imagery and smart advice that we hope you’ll bookmark this post for future reference! If you’ve been struggling to grow your following or you’re just looking to follow […]

Looking to Learn Something New? Check Out These Online Courses for Wedding Photographers

June 5, 2017 | carrie

While attending a conference or workshop is totally worth it for networking and learning from others in-person, online courses give you the flexibility to learn from anywhere in the world and they are competitively priced, to boot. Also, I recently learned that an Amazon Prime membership gives you access to tons (and I mean tons) of free online courses through Amazon, several of which I’ve listed in this round-up. Whether you’re looking to freshen up your […]

The Ultimate Instagram Hashtag Guide for Wedding Photographers

May 29, 2017 | carrie

Photos by (from top left to bottom right): Anni Graham, Vicky Baumann, Anni Graham, Anni Graham, and Isaiah + Taylor Hashtags are important when it comes to growing your following on Instagram. However, with the hundreds of thousands of hashtags in existence, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which tags to use when you post. Today, we’re sharing over 150 wedding photography hashtags, as well as how to figure out which hashtags will amplify your […]

10 Ways to Keep It Professional in Your Wedding Photography Business

May 22, 2017 | carrie

All Photos © The Hons Photo Being a successful wedding photographer is more than just taking beautiful photos. Your success is directly tied to the experience that you provide to your clients. While it may not be the sexiest of topics, professionalism is without a doubt an important and necessary subject. If you know Brittani and Jon Hon (The Hons Photo), then you know that they’re not messing around when it comes to keeping it professional […]

This Moonlight Session From Katch Silva is Otherworldly

May 8, 2017 | carrie

All Photos © Katch Silva What’s more magical than moonlight? Nothing comes to my mind, which is why I was so excited when Katch Silva posted a moonlight session to her blog recently. Katch met her couple, Isaiah and Taylor, around sunset and they started their session an hour prior to midnight. The resulting images have an otherworldly feel to them, thanks in large part to the unusual terrain at Joshua Tree as well as the […]